Business Development Associate, Pro Sales

POLITICO

Business Development Associate, Pro Sales

POLITICO

Brussels, Belgium

As a BDA, you will identify, research, and contact stakeholder groups for POLITICO’s subscription offerings. The role is ideal for goal-oriented candidates looking to develop valuable sales experience. The position requires a highly organized and resilient individual who has excellent attention to detail. The individual must be an excellent communicator who is adaptable and used to working within a fast-paced environment. It is essential that this person is able to use their own initiative while being a team player. A keen understanding of public affairs, government affairs, and communications is helpful.

This role is based in our Brussels, Belgium office.

What You’ll Do

  • Identify and contact prospective clients using both inbound leads and prospecting strategies, including cold calling;
  • Schedule quality visits for Sales Executives with top-tier contacts through consistent and creative outreach;
  • Research potential clients to build a robust pipeline of prospects & identify key information to prepare Sales Executives for sales appointments;
  • Coordinate meeting logistics and prepare marketing materials;
  • Assist Sales Executives throughout the evaluation process to ensure prospective clients receive the highest quality service and have an optimal experience.

What You’ll Need

Required qualifications:

  • 1-2 years professional experience (including internship/externship roles);
  • A university degree;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and strong client service ethic;
  • Written and verbal fluency in English.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Highly organized;
  • Written and verbal fluency in one other European language;
  • Perform well under pressure;
  • Able to prioritize and recognize business critical matters;
  • Ability to multi task;
  • Flexible and adaptable working style.

About POLITICO

POLITICO is a global news and information company at the intersection of politics and policy. It is the essential online, mobile and print destination for the most influential people in the world. With publications based in Washington, D.C., New York, London, and Brussels, POLITICO boasts an enormous roster of the most talented reporters and editors in the world.

POLITICO Pro is POLITICO’s premium real-time policy news service, designed to provide policy professionals with the fastest and most reliable intelligence. Pro keeps professionals ahead of the curve on all legislative and regulatory issues that are important to their work. Pro currently provides in-depth coverage of twelve different policy areas.

Equal Opportunity

It is POLITICO's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age or any other characteristic protected by local laws and regulations.

Additional Application Instructions

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply by submitting your cover letter and CV in English via the button below. Please note that only complete applications will be reviewed. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis and the position will be open until filled.

For any questions, please email: recruitment@politico.eu with the subject line: Business Development Associate, POLITICO Pro.

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